What does greasy mean?

Definitions for greasy
ˈgri si, -zi; ˈgri zi; ˈgri sigreasy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word greasy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. greasy, oily, sebaceous, oleaginous(adj)

    containing an unusual amount of grease or oil

    "greasy hamburgers"; "oily fried potatoes"; "oleaginous seeds"

  2. greasy, oily(adj)

    smeared or soiled with grease or oil

    "greasy coveralls"; "get rid of rubbish and oily rags"


  1. greasy(Adjective)

    Having a slippery surface; having a surface covered with grease.

  2. greasy(Adjective)

    Containing a lot of grease or fat.

  3. greasy(Adjective)

    detestable, unethical.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Greasy

    composed of, or characterized by, grease; oily; unctuous; as, a greasy dish

  2. Greasy

    smeared or defiled with grease

  3. Greasy

    like grease or oil; smooth; seemingly unctuous to the touch, as is mineral soapstone

  4. Greasy

    fat of body; bulky

  5. Greasy

    gross; indelicate; indecent

  6. Greasy

    affected with the disease called grease; as, the heels of a horse. See Grease, n., 2

  7. Origin: [Compar. Greasier (); superl. Greasiest.]


  1. Greasy

    Greasy is a census-designated place in Adair County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 387 at the 2000 census.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. greasy

    Synonymous with dirty weather.

Anagrams for greasy »

  1. gayers, gyrase, yagers

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of greasy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of greasy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of greasy in a Sentence

  1. Eric Widick:

    It's kind of one of your little greasy spoon restaurants, we're a community. If one person is in need, we'll all be there for them.

  2. Eric Rimm:

    If you’ve had three glasses of wine at a restaurant, you might be more likely to order the slice of cheesecake, and the greasy breakfast the next morning.

  3. Kate Bowler:

    When I first started studying( the prosperity gospel), it was considered this sort of late-night TV preacher with greasy hair, ripping off a widow in Florida kind of reputation.

  4. Stephen Song:

    Would you tell someone who is hungry: 'Don't eat that greasy burger, it's bad for you. Wait for something healthy?' i'm not a fan of 'zero-rated' services but there is an argument to say: 'something is better than nothing'.

  5. Jeff Woolmer:

    Right now my tank is in real need of some love and care. The battery needs to be replaced and the inside is a bit grimy and greasy. but I'm hoping to get it up and running in the next few weeks and there's even the potential to get it road legal.

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